The Oyster Box Hotel

The Oyster Box known as the grand old dame of local hotels (it opened in 1947), has recently been renovated providing brilliantly elegant bedrooms and exotic detail whilst still providing its colonial charm, impeccable service, lush tropical gardens and breath-taking seaside setting. Perfectly situated on the ocean's edge, the hotel is a brief walk from Umhlanga Village Centre. The Hotel is also conveniently located to Durban city centre, and numerous stylish shopping centres.

The Oyster Box offers 86 rooms divided into 10 room types including garden facing and sea facing rooms, suites and villas. All rooms feature tea and coffee making facilities, high speed wifi, CD/DVD player, mini bar and beach gear, soap and pillow menus.

How to get to The Oyster Box Hotel

The city centre of Durban is a 15 minute drive away, Umhlanga Village with its numerous shopping facilities is a 2 minute walk, and King Shaka International Airport can be reached in 15 minutes.

Activities at The Oyster Box Hotel

The Oyster Box is conveniently located near the vibrant chic city of Durban, with a wealth of attractions nearby such as - golf courses, shopping centres, Big 5 game and nature reserves, beaches and mountains.

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The Oyster Box Hotel Reviews

Read what our previous clients thought of The Oyster Box Hotel

Client Score: 4.5 out of 5 based on 17 reviews 4.5 Showing 1 - 2 of 17 reviews
The Oyster Box Hotel

Brad Carmony

4

Beautiful property, but upon arrival they had the Wetzels (married couple) in a room with two twin beds. So we had to wait 2 hours for them to sort out. The Wetzels were then upgraded to an oceanfront room, which was great for them, but we were stuck in a garden room (which was fine). Just wish they were a bit more prepared for our arrival. Everything…

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The Oyster Box Hotel

Michael and Maeve Deeny

5

Beautiful place. Excellent facilities. Avoid the vindaloo on the curry buffet unless you are used to VERY spicy foods!

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Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit The Oyster Box Hotel

South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Winter Sun Special

Days
16
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $6,480 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Durban, Elephant Coast

Luxury KwaZulu Natal and Seychelles Honeymoon

Days
15
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $8,850 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Seychelles, South Africa
Locations
Durban, Mahe, Phinda Private Game Reserve

Kwazulu Natal Self Drive Family Holiday

Days
16
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $14,910 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Durban, Phinda Private Game Reserve, Elephant Coast

Cape Town, Durban and Mozambique Holiday

Days
19
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $7,370 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mozambique, South Africa
Locations
Maputo & Surrounds, Cape Town, Durban, Phinda Private Game Reserve